Shiri Gounder appointed to the FNPF Board

Shiri Gounder appointed to the FNPF Board

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 09/07/2021
Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy, Shiri Gounder

Acting Permanent Secretary for Economy, Shiri Gounder has been appointed as a member of the Fiji National Provident Fund Board.

Gounder officially joined the Fund as a Board Director on 24th June 2021.

FNPF says Gounder has around 15 years of professional experience with both the Reserve Bank of Fiji and the Ministry of Economy in areas of national budget formulation, taxation and customs policy, public financial management, macroeconomic policy and strategic management.

He is also a Board Director at the Reserve Bank of Fiji, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Energy Fiji Limited, Unit Trust of Fiji and Fiji Investment Corporation Limited.

Gounder holds a Masters with Distinction in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of the South Pacific.

His appointment is made in accordance with the process mandated under Section 7 of the Fiji National Provident Fund Act 2011, which requires directors to be equipped with the appropriate skills and expertise.

The appointment vests with the Minister of Economy, following a Fit and Proper Assessment by the Reserve Bank of Fiji.

Gounder replaces the former Permanent Secretary for Economy Makereta Konrote, on the FNPF board.

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